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Forensic Anthropology Center
Department of Anthropology
601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX 78666
Phone: 512-245-1900
Fax: 512-245-6889
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Forensic Anthropology Methods

This is a laboratory based course held at the Grady Early Forensic Anthropology LaboratoryFACTS Icon using the Texas State Donated Skeletal Collection. The course is designed for advanced undergraduates, graduate students, and professionals interested in expanding their knowledge of forensic anthropological methods for developing a biological profile, establishing positive identification, and interpreting bone trauma. Topics include human versus non-human osteology, skeletal inventory, estimation of biological characteristics (age, sex, ancestry, stature), identification methods, and trauma interpretation. Participants will gain hands on training by examining human remains during the course.

Previous knowledge of human skeletal anatomy is required.

Upcoming dates for the course are:

June 20-24, 2016

Tuition: $700 (includes lunch)

PDF 2016 Methods Flyer (PDF, 252.3 KB)
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You may pay the tuition or deposit by credit card by clicking on the PAY BY CREDIT CARD link below and following the instructions. If paying by credit card, please contact Sophia Mavroudas at 512-245-1900.